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How to disable KDE's brightness OSD?

I am using lightum to automatically control the screen's brightness depending on the surrounding light (on a Retina MacBook Pro). The problem is, though, that KDE picks up the change and displays the ...
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Consolidating hard disks into one machine leads to GRUB “A disk read error occurred” with Win7

Situation: My older Win7 laptop died (power issues). My new Kubuntu computer has an extra drive bay, so I'm trying to get dual boot to make them play nice together in the same machine. Both drives ...
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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Kubuntu trackpad multifinger gesture support

I was wondering if there's a way to enable multi finger gesture support in Kubuntu 12.10. I specifically would like to quickly be able to change desktop or minimise apps. Other functionality would ...
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Dual Monitor/Xinerama not working; cannot even detect on-board graphic card

I have Kubuntu 12.04 and two identical VGA monitors. One I plugged via DVI-VGA adapter into the DVI port of my discrete AMD Radeon HD 6670, the other into the VGA port of my on-board graphic card ...
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How can I configure my USB sound card with KDE tools?

I have a USB soundcard which is detected by the system (as output in /proc/asound/cards and by lsusb). However, it is not selectable in KDE settings. It shows up in the list of sound cards, but is ...
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After updating the system to 14.04, an application fails due to lack of libpng15. How do i obtain it?

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.04, one of applications (the "King Arthur's Gold" indie game) would fail due to lack of libpng15 in the system. The error message is: [13:47:13] PNG warning: ...
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Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
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Is it possible to log programs executed from the drop down menu?

I'm trying to achieve similar functionality of bash history, but for programs executed from the drop down menu. For example, clicking and executing "Applications -> Calculator" would leave an entry ...
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Kubuntu boots to black screen and no cursor after installing updates 1/15/14

On January 6 I installed a daily build of Kubuntu 14.04. Ran great until 1/14/14 after installing updates I booted to a black screen no cursor. I shut down the computer and restarted to a boot menu ...
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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How to administer, manage & update 40 to 50 Kubuntu laptops?

I have a custom developed application presently running on about 40 Kubuntu laptops (& more planned). Every few months I have to update the application. I also have to run Ubuntu updates and a few ...
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Set mount options for removable devices on Kubuntu

I share my computer in a multiseat configuration and would like everyone to mount removable devices with a umask of 0 (ie. readable and writeable by all and sundry). Well, ideally just by group disks ...
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No networking on boot after upgrading Kubuntu to 13.04

I upgraded Kubuntu to 13.04 today. I'm using an ethernet connection. On every boot, networking service is running and everything is configured properly, but it can't establish a connection. I have to ...
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Chrome maximised black screen, missing icons and text

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I've been having issues with the Google Chrome icons going blank until I hover over them. The text on each tab also goes blank often. I presume it's some graphic card ...
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No applications list in KMenu

Since last update I can't find any application in Applications tab in KMenu applications launcher and also no applications in open with context menu. Is there a way to say (K)ubuntu to recreate/build ...
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How to browse the files on my Samsung Galaxy Discover?

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Discover and eagerly connected it to my Kubuntu machine via the included USB cable. After selecting the option to "Open with file manager", I was redirected to the URI ...
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Kubuntu with splotchy fonts in gtk apps

In Kubuntu I occasionally get splotchy fonts in gtk applications. Splotchy-ness can range from slightly annoying to completely unreadable. As far as I can tell, the problem only occurs in gtk apps. ...
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Login password problem

I am using kubuntu 12.10. My problem is when my kubuntu starts, in login screen it shows my name & a field for giving password (previously what i have choose for my account). But if at this ...
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What extra packages are needed by Amarok to transcode to MP3?

I'm using Amarok 2.6.0, on KDE version 4.9.3, on Kubuntu 12.04. I would like to be able to copy my music onto my MP3 player (in this case, my iPhone 3), but to transcode the tracks as I copy them ...
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How can I connect my Kubuntu 12.10 to a different pulse audio server?

I have configured my PC as pulseaudio server. Now I want to connect my Laptop (Kubuntu 12.10 quantal) with this pulse server. In earlier versions there was the "padevchooser", which could be used to ...
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Unable to write in mounted drive Kubuntu 12.10

I installed Kubuntu 12.10 in SSD but unable to use HDD because I do not have write permission. kisun@ejo129:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for kisun: WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected ...
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nvidia-settings recognizes monitors resolution but refuses to allow me to choose it

I have an nVidia GTX 570 card in my machine, with two monitors connected. This very, very nearly works. I am running Kubuntu 12.10. Upon installation, both monitors worked great, I only had to swap ...
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Kubuntu can't set resolution on laptop screen

I have a problem with my laptop screen. My machine: eMachine e725 by Acer OS: Kubuntu 12.04 $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub ...
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System-wide Scrollbar Theme

I have Kubuntu 12.04 (KDE 4.8.4). I also have ubuntu-desktop installed. I am using the Oxygen, which I like very much except for the scrollbars. I have written a scrollbar theme (based on Gmail ...
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Problem with KDE's pseudo-tiling side-by-side feature

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with KDE 4.8.2. I'm having a problem with the pseudo-tiling feature where dragging a window into the side of the screen makes it occupy that half of the screen. If I've ...
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Kwrite's settings aren't saved

All: I have tried Kwrite a few times; but, so far, the settings I set edit them at aren't saved. I have to click on "Edit Settings" each time I start Kwrite. Any ideas about what to do out there? ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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kubuntu-desktop took over everything

I installed kubuntu-desktop via software centre but now everything is messed up in unity. As if the theme was changed but it's still "Ambiance" (the default). It even affects LXDE. For example... ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 does not unlock the screen

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire E1-431-2896, this installation took place normally with the default installation of updates. The problem is occurring in my everyday use, when the notebook ...
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How can I re-order the activities in KDE?

I would like to be able to manually edit the order of my Activities in KDE. They are not listed in alphabetic order or the order that they are created, yet I haven't figured out how to change this ...
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Install on Dell E6430 hangs

I'm trying to install kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell latitude E6430. I've tried both install from usb and from dvd. The different attempts result in a little different behaviour, but most of the time, I ...
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Ubuntu unity error after kubuntu-desktop

After installing kubuntu-desktop, when I log into a default unity session there are some minor cosmetic errors. The drop down menus (File, Edit, etc) have black words on the black menu and the ...
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Time format of Kubuntu 14.04 is in Khmer

I've just install Kubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook pro mid 2010. But the problem is even though i set the language in Local (system settings), the time format is still wrong. It also effects Skype ...
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notify-send can't display popups

I have a problem with notify-send. It's clearly visible that it tries to show the popups, but they only come up about 20 pixels at the bottom of the screen. Then when it times out I see the whole ...
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Problem with fonts on Kubuntu 14.04 and FF29

yesterday I updated my machine to Kubuntu 14.04 and Firefox to version 29. Now, I have an issue with some fonts, specially on rendering inputs. The font is noticeable bolder and bigger than before, ...
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KDE does not notice laptop running on battery

After upgrading to Kubuntu 14.04, KDE does not notice that the laptop is running on battery! The battery icon continues to show the 'charging' symbol. But the battery level shown in the icon keeps ...
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kubuntu 14.04 IEC958 turns off at login

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04 from Kubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (Packard Bell Easynote TJ65). On Kubuntu 12.04 the IEC958 output (digital audio optical/toslink spidif output) was always on as ...
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Cant Start NVIDIA performance mode

What does this error means? Is not possible to select the NVIDIA GPU, whenever I try this blank error appears and returns immediately to to Intel Graphics I just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04, but ...
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Reliably remapping keys per input device

I have a Mac, and the modifier keys on the keyboard are in order from left to right: Ctrl, Alt, Super (aka. Cmd, ⌘, Windows-key). I'd like the order to be Ctrl, Super, Alt instead, and so I have ...
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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 weird hibernate behavior

I'm running kubuntu 13.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E) and having weird problem with hibernate. After waking up my laptop from hibernate it looks like some stuff is restored but not all of it. ...
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apt-get 'held broken packages' attempting to install kubuntu-desktop

$sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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My kubuntu 13.10 does not connect to the internet untill I make route by manual

I am using Kubuntu 13.10. When I started computer and connected successful to a wireless network, I still cannot connect to the internet until I run command arp to add a route to the router. Below ...
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QT 4 update, removing lots of libs

I get a message from Muon update module aksing to update QT 4. Thats fine, but it also want to remove LOTS of libs and programs (incl spotify, ksystemlog, krdc, krfb, kdepim-runtim, userconfig and ...
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Scroll mouse -> scroll up screen instead browse history

I'm new with Z-Shell, I got a problem that when I scroll my mouse, it shows me the zsh-history, but what I really wanna is to scroll up the screen, just like I drag the scrollbar on the side. seems by ...
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cannot update software after instaling kubuntu 13.10

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my friends laptop, linovo, and when tried to update it said unable to download packages. and the system never got updated.. Internet connections to system is fine and I am ...
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VPN password saving

I installed 13.10 but hated the window manager so installed kubunto-desktop . After that I had no network manager in the tray. I found a tray widget for it but it gives no option to save my VPN ...
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kubuntu System GUI radically changed after upgrade

Yesterday I did a full system upgrade, and now the GUI has changed in a way that makes the system very difficult to operate. On the top bar of the windows there are no longer the close, expand, ...